The Pope Francis Effect: Confession Boom Continues

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Back in May, we were delighted to share the news that a dramatic increase in confessions in Italy and Latin America was taking place in the wake of Pope Francis’ election.

Well, it seems now that the British are getting in on it too.

In a survey of Catholic priests throughout England and Wales, over two thirds reported that since the election of Pope Francis, the number of people going to confession has risen noticeably, including many young people and people who had been away from the Church for years.

Bloody fantastic.

Story here.

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